Allows you to download eBooks and eAudiobooks. There are thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks which can be downloaded for free and we have the latest releases for adults, young adults and children. This service is available on a tablet, smartphone or web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. All you need is a Library card and your PIN number.
Devices compatible with BorrowBox
Tablets: iPad, iPod touch, Kindle Fire, Nexus, Hudl or any other tablet using Android
- Smartphones: Any that run on iOS or Android, such as iPhone or Samsung Galaxy
- You can find instructions on how to set up and account and sign in the service by using our guidance
Borrowbox is provided through funding from the London Borough of Islington (LBI) for the benefit of Islington citizens only. In order to manage and administer your access to the Borrowbox resources, they will collect information about you and keep records of your borrowing history on their servers based outside of the EU. LBI does not have access to this information. Details of your account will be retained for the duration of your membership and for one year thereafter. You are bound by the Borrowbox terms and conditions of service. You can read their privacy policies on their websites.
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Openlibrary eBook borrowing service
Open Library has millions of records for books that are not yet available in digital form; it also has nearly three million books that are available in digital form.
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